Pruning Before and After
Live oak tree pruning around Mt Pleasant and Charleston, SC is conducted to promote attractive, healthy and strong trees. It is not a do-it-yourself evolution and best left to a qualified tree service arborist. You should consider having your live oak trees inspected on a yearly basis by an arborist to see if your trees require pruning for health, safety or aesthetics.
Pruning Live Oaks for Health
Live oak tree health is encouraged by pruning. It helps encourage a strong tree that resists the effects of strong winds. Existing wounds heal better when broken or damaged branches are removed. Thinning the live oak tree crown lessens pest problems. Removing insect infested or diseased growth is always a sound pruning decision.
A look around Charleston and Mount Pleasant will allow you to easily see the benefits of aesthetic pruning. It is combined with safety and health pruning to provide a groomed live oak tree look that you enjoy.
Pruning for Safety
Live oak tree branches that grow into utility lines or that pose the risk of falling on property or people should be removed. Sometimes limbs and branches are removed to enable better security by allowing better visibility of entry drives and streets.
The below pictures illustrate live oak tree trimming by showing some before and after pictures in the Charleston and Mt Pleasant, SC areas.